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This Q&A covers issues for an individual or company to consider when reviewing registered and unregistered UK and Community designs.There are two...
29th Nov
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The principal exemption from 'non-disclosure' obligations is contained in section 35 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998). DPA 1998, s 35...
29th Nov
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This Q&A is limited to research covering permitted acts and exceptions.There are a number of specific exceptions to copyright infringement, the...
29th Nov
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Website accessibility statements set out how businesses make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Where used, they are typically...
29th Nov
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Copyright infringementThe Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) defines the author of a copyright work as the person who created it...
29th Nov
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This question appears to be looking for a case dealing with whether variable costs can be deducted from a net profits figure in calculating damages.At...
29th Nov
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Data protection and databasesIf a buyer purchases an online e-commerce business as an asset purchase and part of that business is an online members...
29th Nov
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InvestigateTry to establish the full extent of infringing acts as soon as possible; consider trap purchases, on-site visits and online research. Is...
29th Nov
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Section 173(2) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) provides:(2) ‘Where copyright (or any aspect of copyright) is owned by more...
29th Nov
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There are two forms of passing off (original and extended). Your question sits under the original 'classical trinity' form as laid down in Reckitt v...
29th Nov
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Retention of title clausesThe Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents (Vol 4(3)) provides the following description of a simple retention of title...
29th Nov
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Legal Professional PrivilegeThe core aim of privilege is to protect the confidentiality of communications between clients and their lawyers. The right...
28th Nov
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Precedent: Individual image release waiving rights in photographs also known as a model release, takes the form of a letter from the subject of...
28th Sep

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